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AbinadiWitnessFun in the Wasatch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2013


Posted May 24, 2016 5:18 pm

Moogie737There will be bushwhacking on this route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2015


#1 7-28-15 W/ Brent. Hiked Squaw Pk first, returned to the "meadow" and bushwhacked up staying on game trails wherever possible.
Posted Aug 8, 2015 5:55 pm

scgrantBuffalo Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2015


Did this one along with Squaw Mountain from the Rock Canyon TH.
Posted Mar 26, 2015 11:56 pm

yadahzoemtnFrom Squaw Peak Lookout  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014


Did it from both the Squaw Peak Lookout and then from the road. Nice walk both ways
Posted Jul 13, 2014 7:03 pm

CalamityJaneDog on a Buffalo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2013


I often find myself watching a Youtube video entitled "Guy on a Buffalo." Why is that humans feel that they get to do all the fun things. I decided that if he can be a guy on a Buffalo, then why can't I be a dog on a Buffalo. And it was that thought that the dream of climbing buffalo was birthed.
Posted Sep 25, 2013 11:08 am

abrennalinerushSo autumnal  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2013


This made for a fine post-work/pre-supper jaunt. The leaves are ablaze, and the air was crisp. Delightful!
Posted Sep 25, 2013 10:14 am

liliacarrillo0822Nice hike   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2012


My FB picture is from the 18th but I may have done this on the 15th since I remember it was a Sunday, how do we get there? I dont know I was following my human "gps".
Posted Aug 20, 2013 9:24 pm

utahguy058Amazing Wildflowers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2011


The Balsam Root was super spectacular in the meadows here, and such a quick easy summit if you are in Utah County with awesome views, great little hike on a date. I have done it 3 times!
Posted Jun 17, 2013 5:50 pm

kteichertNice easy hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012


Got a puppy 5 days ago, and I've taken him out hiking every day. He's just 6 weeks old and gonna be a great little hiking companion. This was his first summit. Nice easy hike from the access road.
Posted Oct 1, 2012 1:18 pm

aprovanceNice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2009


I take all the cub scouts and young boy scouts on this hike as an introduction to hiking. Easy and rewarding views
Posted Oct 1, 2012 12:11 am

DarrenKnezekFun night run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2012


Took about 15 minutes.
One year I ran from the start of Rock Canyon to within 5 minutes of the top when I stepped through a den of rattlesnakes. There were four of them. Turned around after shooting all the adrenaline in my body.
Posted Jul 10, 2012 1:59 am

kwagFrom the Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010


Well it was a fun walk from the road. Takes about 15 minutes, great for all the non-hikers out there.
Posted Jun 16, 2012 12:30 am

mountaingazelleBuffalo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2012


Squaw Peak road still had a few patches of snow blocking it so I decided to go to Buffalo Peak.
Posted Jun 9, 2012 7:13 pm

PrinceOfNorwayTwofer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 10, 2012


I jogged up to the summit in a few minutes and then went down the rock slide to hit the squaw peak trail. It took a bit to get there, but it was lovely; lots of birds and such. I bushwacked my way back up to get the trail back to the road and it was pretty terrible, but still fun! I got covered in spider webs.
Posted May 10, 2012 10:58 pm

harborFrom SP overlook  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2012


Listed on the main page for this peak as Rout 3. This route is about 2 miles one way about 1400 ft elevation gain. Made this feel like more of an accomplishment than just parking .2 miles away. Great little morning hike. Took my wife with me. It was her first time hiking up to a peak. =) I think she's excited to go bag some more this summer.
Posted May 7, 2012 12:07 am

runbyu1Multiple Summits  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2012


I've climbed this multiple times, with the most recent being April 21, 2012. We made it in the 4x4 about 1/2 mile from the Route 1 trailhead. Walked up the snowy road from there and then on the trailhead. There was no snow once we reached the T intersection. Quick trip-took our time and still less than an hour round trip. Driving took longer.
Posted Apr 24, 2012 1:31 am

Tracyfrom Squaw Peak Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 1983


I combined this with a hike of Squaw Peak in the same trip.
Posted Apr 19, 2012 2:02 am

vanman798Nice Views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2016


June 4, 2016 - From the Squaw Peak Jeep Trail with Jacob and Jakub.

May 22, 2016 - Started in Rock Canyon at 10:45 am summited before 12:30 am. Hung out and returned to car by 2:20 pm.

Oct 21, 2012 - went for a drive and took a few minutes out to wander up this little peak. I like the view over to Squaw Peak.


Apr 15, 2012, Started at Rock Canyon on the same trail as Squaw Peak. At the Hamongong where the Squaw trail turns left to head west we headed east and bushwacked our way up the west ridge of Buffalo Mtn to the peak. It took less than 3 hours to reach the peak. Next we headed down the standard summer trail on the east side taking us to the Squaw Peak road. There was still a foot of snow on the road and we followed it to Rock Canyon Campground and made our way down Rock Canyon back to the trailhead. R/T, at a lesiurely pace, was 5 hours.
Posted Apr 16, 2012 12:49 am

ericwillhiteGood kids hike  Sucess!


Had a fun time with the kids on this trail. Buffalo Trip Report
Posted Apr 6, 2012 11:04 am

runbyu1Re: Good kids hike


Eric, are you cool with the link to your trip report in the external links section?
Posted Apr 6, 2012 12:32 pm

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